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AAEP LAMS202-0904 : Equine Hindlimb Lameness

INSTRUCTORS:
Elizabeth Santschi, DVM, DACVS
Kent Carter, DVM, MS, DACVIM
Midge Leitch, DVM, DACVS
Robin Dabareiner, DVM, MS, PhD
Dave Wilson, DVM, MS,DACVS
Kevin Keegan, DVM, MS, DACVS

DATES:
September 12 - October 18, 2004
Interactive sessions: Sundays: 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10; 9:30 - 11:30 PM ET (US).

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Week 1 (9/12): A discussion of the causes of lameness ´┐Żblocked out´┐Ż from the proximal metatarsus and distally with Dr. Midge Leitch. Special emphasis will be placed on the diagnosis of proximal suspensory desmitis

Week 2 (9/19): An overview of diagnostic nerve blocks in the hindlimb with Dr. Kent Carter.

Week 3 (9/26): An exploration of the causes of lameness that are alleviated by a peroneal and tibial nerve block with Dr. Robin Dabareiner. Dr. Dabareiner will emphasize difficult conditions of the tarsus.

Week 4 (10/3): A discussion of the diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of lamenesses associated with the stifle with Dr. Dave Wilson. Dr. Wilson will emphasize the various imaging methods used to aid in the diagnosis of stifle lamenesses.

Week 5 (10/10): A conversation about lameness originating proximal to the stifle with Dr. Kevin Keegan. Dr. Keegan will explore the diagnosis and treatment of hip and sacroiliac joint disease, and injuries to the bone and soft tissue of the pelvic area.

MESSAGE BOARD DISCUSSIONS:
Discussions will begin on the start date of the course and will continue for 7 days following the last real time session.

CE HOURS: 10

TUITION:
Member/$144, Non-Member/$214 by August 30th;
Member/$160, Non-Member/$237 after August 30th

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Debbie Friedler
Coordinator
Continual Education Division
Veterinary Information Network
CEonVIN@vin.com

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